Monthly Archives: August 2009

Tartine Bakery: One San Francisco Staple

There are few things as good on a sunny day as a latte and a selection of delectable desserts at Tartine Bakery in San Francisco. It’s practically a San Francisco institution, and you’ll know by the out-the-door lines that you’ve … Continue reading

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A Brandied Plum Clafoutis, Pour La Vie

I’ve found myself tagging a slew of posts with ‘summer.’ As the weather misbehaves yet again, I’m forging ahead with BBQ and picnic-appropriate recipes. Luckily, this plum clafoutis (pronounced KLA-FOO-TI), is actually appropriate for any time of year. A clafoutis … Continue reading

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A Corn and Sweet Pepper Hash: Thank You, Sunshine

This past weekend was my favorite kind of weekend. The one I have desperately been needing in my life. Friday night was a get together with friends that included delicious drinks, followed by a long, 2-bottle of wine dinner in … Continue reading

Posted in Alice Waters, corn, food music blog, lime, Musical Pairings, pepper, recipes, side, summer | 3 Comments

The Corner, On the Corner

I hang out in the Mission district of San Francisco a lot. I don’t consider myself a hipster, so I wouldn’t say that I belong there or anything. What really draws me to the Mission is the food–and the coffee. … Continue reading

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A Fresh Fruit Tart: For Safe Travels

I was a picky eater as a kid, but I always knew my Ferrero Rochers from my Kit Kats. As any kid, I was happy with pedestrian treats, but I had a taste for the finer things in dessert life, … Continue reading

Posted in blueberry, dessert, food music blog, fruit, Musical Pairings, pate sable, strawberry, summer, tart | 5 Comments

Part III: Summer Goodies Dinner: The Main Attraction

I promised you a treat as the official end to our ‘Summer Goodies Dinner‘ series, and I do believe that I will not disappoint. With our light starter and fresh fruit-oriented dessert, I thought it would be only natural for … Continue reading

Posted in figs, fish, food music blog, halibut, main, Musical Pairings, polenta, proscuitto, recipes, summer, truffle oil | Leave a comment